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Recommended Casual Game Award

Casual Game Recommended badgeEach Recommended game has been carefully evaluated by our editorial staff and found to meet the following conditions:

• Representative of the casual game genre in terms of game length, depth, and complexity
• Appeals to a general audience, with a G or PG content rating
• Has acheived a high rating in gameplay, quality, and originality
• Is or was recently available in the U.S. at a reasonable price point

 


 

Cooperation meets memory, in this two minute game in which players face the clock to save all the cave dwellers and dodos of the island before the volcano erupts!

Vie for King Arthur’s favor by competing with your opponents in seven tasks. Draft cards and play them to move forward on each of the seven boards. Win points (or lose them) each round based on your positions on the boards. The player with the most points at the end of the sixth round will be made a knight and join the round table!

A board game gaming system, 8Bit Box takes inspiration from retro gaming to bring you three games in one box and a wealth of possibilities.

In the cooperative party game Just One, one player is trying to guess a word. The other players each write down a one word clue, compare them, remove any that match, and then show the remaining words to the guesser. Can she figure out the word? Or did too many clues match and there’s not enough left to go on?

One player controls three dinosaurs, while the others work together to escape the island, in this one vs. many game set in the beloved world of Jurassic Park. Each round, all players select one card and place it facedown. The dinosaur player reveals his card first, and executes his actions, the human players then decide what order to take their own actions in. Will the dinosaurs eliminate three humans? Or will the humans activate three locations, complete their personal missions, and escape alive?

A trick-taking game with a twist! In Pikoko, you can see everyone's hands but your own. Place bets on how many tricks you think each player will take, and then play the hand for the person on your left.

In this tile drafting game, players are collecting habitats for their 3D planets, to fill their worlds with animals. Collect the most of certain types of land to win animal cards, collect points, and win the game.

Players divide into two teams. The intelligence officer on each team uses picture cards to give clues to their teammates in real time, directing them around the city, as they race to find clues and be the first to solve the crime, all while avoiding the cops!

A roll-and-write game in which each round players take turns drafting dice and filling their valleys with houses, sheep, trains, and of course, sunflowers! Score points based on your placement, and create the winning valley.

Draft a die each turn and pass the remaining dice to the player on your left, as you collect sushi to score points at the end of the round. There are five different types of dice, each with their own unique scoring. Use menu tokens to reroll dice and chopsticks to swap dice with other players.

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